Open House

Virtual 5th Year MIDS Open House

Friday, February 4, 2022
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Spend the afternoon getting to know the 5th Year MIDS program. This online event will feature opportunities to mingle with current 5th Year MIDS students and alumni, attend a sample lecture, and discuss application requirements, student life, return on investment, and more.


12:00–12:15 pm Information Session with Admissions Team
12:15–12:45 pm Breakout Session with MIDS Students & Alumni
12:45–1:00 pm DEIB @ Berkeley I School
1:00–1:30 pm Sample Lecture
Professor Amit Bhattacharyya 
1:30 pm Closing Remarks 

MIDS Students/Alumni Panel

Joshua Archer, 5th Year MIDS'21, is currently working as a Data Science Analyst for Revolve. He works closely with business leaders in Marketing, Product, Operations, and Buying Teams to plan out valuable data science projects. Josh graduated with a B.A. in economics.

Angela Guan, current 5th Year student, is passionate about applying data science to answer business questions, making optimizations, and data-driven decisions. Angela is currently a Graduate Student Instructor for Stats C8: Foundation for Data Science and graduated with a B.A. in data science and computer science.

Kaavya Shah, current 5th Year MIDS student, is focusing on data science for social good. Last semester, she worked as a Reader for Data 144: Data Mining and Analytics. Kaavya graduated with a B.A. in data science.

Faculty Lecture

Amit Bhattacharyya is currently teaching Data Science W207. Applied Machine Learning. He particularly enjoys bringing real-world examples from his work (as head of data science at Vox Media) into the classroom. He received a master's and Ph.D. in physics from Indiana University, and a bachelor's in astrophysics and classics from Berkeley. He's a self-proclaimed proud and long-suffering Cal football fan.


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Last updated:

February 28, 2022